Hi Fred,

Do not worry! if you take help of outside appliance then a few possibilities to size Outlook Express files.

At present, Outlook Express Restore is famous app that has amazing proficiency in this arena.

I am regular user of this app & have experience to use this multitasking utility that’s why sharing with you.

Just try, this may help to recover, get back deleted .dbx items or other issue.

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Good Luck!